Tom Cruise's 'Top Gun: Maverick' breaks records

Tom Cruise's new film "Top Gun: Maverick" broke sales records. The biggest ever number of North American cinemas showed it. It's the widest release of all time. The movie also broke the record for the best Memorial Day opening film ever. It beat the 2007 movie "Pirates of the Caribbean".

Maverick is the sequel to the 1986 film "Top Gun". The producers are happy that "Maverick" did so well. They said: "These results are ridiculously, over-the-top fantastic." The movie has great reviews. A UK newspaper called it a "thrilling" blockbuster. Another said it was "the best studio action film in years".